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26 more tips to help your students grow as writers. They can serve as a sequel to Part 1, or stand alone. Use as year-round references, photocopy for inclusion in student writing notebooks or journals, or make a wall poster. Tips can also serve as the basis for mini-lessons, quick writing prompts, or as a filler for a lesson that finishes with time to spare.
Here are a few examples:
Announcing the topic (In this essay, I...) is not the same as writing the thesis statement.
It--a word to avoid whenever possible. Use the specific word or phrase "it" would replace.
Punctuation lets your reader catch a mental breath before moving on to the next idea. Punctuate correctly.
Don't reinvent the wheel. Let these and the other 23 tips serve as a ready reference for writing in any subject. Writing, writing strategies, English Language Arts